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[movies]Fighting In Southern Italy, 09/08/1943 - United States. Army
Footage is similar to "General Bernard Montgomery Talks To Troops, Sicily + Canadians Advance In Sicily 1943" No description at the National Archives but this is combat film from the Italian Campaign. British Army with German and Italian POWs. Disabled German tanks. Captured airfield and Nazi planes. Refueling British fighter. No National Archives description National Archives Identifier: 13970
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
Downloads: 24
[texts]82d Airborne Division in Sicily and Italy - 82d Airborne Division
"This collection is one of a series describing campaigns in World War II by the 82d (All-American) Division. In the course of these operations the 82d Airborne Division became the first American Airborne Division to fight in two Theaters of Operations (the North African or Mediterranean, and the European Theaters). General Officers who served in the 82d Airborne Division became commanders of every American Airborne Division that saw action in World War II, and one became commander of the only Am...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division, 82nd; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Army
Downloads: 458
[texts]Tactical Communications In World War II, Part II: Signal Communication In The Sicilian Campaign - Signal Corps Historical Section
"Based largely on reports sent to the Signal Officer, Seventh Army. Discusses the plans and preparations phase, the signal communication plan, operations to 21 July 1943, operations 21 July-17 August 1943, and problems and lessons of the Sicilian Campaign."Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Communications; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily
Downloads: 226
[movies]Bomb Damage In Harbor & City: Palermo, Sicily, 08/03/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1913. National Archives description "1) MS Damaged lighthouse, harbor BG.2) MS Men repair hole in hull of DE alongside dock.3) MS Men on dock lower wooden cover to hole U.S. in DE.4) MS Cyclists pass damaged bldgs. Rubble.5) MS-Pan Shell pocked & bombed bldgs.6) MS US tank approaches in street.7) MS LS Gutted bldgs, army truck passes, sentry FGl8) SHS-Pan Rubble & crumbled bldgs...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 62
[texts]Sicily - Birtle, A. J. (Andrew James)
CMH Pub 72-16 Sicily: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by A. J. Birtle. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00272-8 ISBN: 0160420814 ISBN-13: 978-0160420818 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Army; US Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; World War II Commemorative Brochures
Downloads: 311
[movies]Destroyer Fuels At Sea, Enroute Sicily Invasion, 1943 - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #1503. National Archives description "DESTROYER FUELS AT SEA, ENROUTE SICILY INVASION-Prod. CPU-529) MS Starboard view of USS NIOBRARA (AO-72) underway. 30) HA MS Men on deck of the AO rigging fuel lines. 31) HA MCU Officers and enlisted man looking over open bridge toward AO. 32) HA MS Men aboard DD pulling on line. 33) MS Between the two ships; AO and part of structure of another ship being fueled...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; USS Niobrara; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Niobrara (AO-72); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
Downloads: 28
[texts]Lessons From The Sicilian Campaign - Allied Force Headquarters
Lessons From The Sicilian Campaign "The material contained in this publication is considered as tactical doctrine. It represents a summary of the major lessons from the land operations of the Sicilian Campaign, digested from reports of the Army Commander, Corps and Division Commanders, and from reports and testimony of lower unit commanders and officers who participated. It is believed that the lessons and examples given herein, if applied with judgment and consideration of individual situations...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; US Army; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Field Manual; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 186
[movies]Invasion Convoy Enroute & Landing At Licata, Sicily, 07/15/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #953 National Archives description "1) LS Beach, LST underway, pan to shore, LST FG-SV.2) SHS LSTs Cl & LC underway-SV.3) SHS DD deck, men man torpedo tubes.4) LS LSTs underway. MS Stern wake of DD.5) MS Sunset, man with binocs. LS Cl silhouetted-SV.6) LS CL underway. MS-Pan Licata.7) MS PC dead in water, LCs BG.8) MS-Pan Licata. LS Shells burst on hill & sea, LCs FG.9) SHS Signalman sends blinker, stern wake of DD...
Keywords: WWII; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; WWII In Color
Downloads: 62
[movies]General Bernard Montgomery Talks To Troops, Sicily + Canadians Advance In Sicily 1943 - United States. War Department
U.S. Army video "GEN BERNARD MONTGOMERY TALKS TO TROOPS, SICILY ; CANADIANS ADVANCE IN SICILY, 1943." National Archives description but this silent newsreel footage features "Monty" talking to British troops and footage of Royal Canadian Army troops, both in Sicily in 1943. National Archives Identifier: 13969 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Canada. Canadian Army -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; Montgomery Of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976
Downloads: 144
[movies]Embarkation Of 45th Division, Newport News, VA, Prior To Sicilian Invasion, 06/05/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4385. National Archives description "1) GV Train approaches, stops, troops exit-SV.2) HS Troops pass with barracks bags.3) HS Troops in Army trucks, troops march BG.4) LS MS Troops march down road, stow barracks bag in truck.5) GV MS Troops march down street, enter temporary barracks.6) MS Troops sort barracks bags.7) HS-Pan Line of trucks, jeeps, etc.8) MS-Pan Negro troops pass ammunition, load in trucks.9) GV Dock area, trucks FG, ships BG.10) MS MCU Dock with A...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 45th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 47
[movies]Allied Invasion Of Sicily, 1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #2020 mislabeled as "Invasion Of Europe, 01/21/1954" at National Archives but appears to be film of "Operation Husky" allied invasion of Sicily?National Archives description "1) LS DE underway. 2) LS Transport PA. 3) MLS Several of the transports, PAs. 4) LA CU Enlisted man has on foul weather gear, life jacket, helmet, and is speaking thru microphone. 5) MLS Starboard beam view of LCI underway...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS LCI(L)-87; United States. Navy; USS LST-337; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Coast Guard; World War II; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Operation Husky, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Landing Craft -- United States
Downloads: 84 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Invasion Of Gela, Sicily, 03/1943 - 07/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15678. National Archives description "1) LS Transports underway.2) LS SS ROBERT ROWAN exploding; large column of smoke exploding.3) LS Ship burning; people in FG watching. SV4) MS Group of Coast Guard men playing musical instruments aboard ship.5) CU Trumpet player and piano player. SV6) CU Hands of piano player.7) MCU Drum player.8) LA CU Bass violin player.9) CU Banjo or guitar player.10) CU Head and shoulders of trumpet and clarinet players.11) MS Sailors readi...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Coast Guard; Landing Craft -- United States; SS Robert Rowan; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; Barrage Balloons; Mariner Bombers
Downloads: 67
[texts]One Damn Thing After Another - Treanor, Thomas
One Damn Thing After Another: The Adventures Of An Innocent Man Trapped Between Public Relations And The Axis.1944 book by War Correspondent Tom Treanor, who died that year after being run over by a tank in France. Contents Introduction vii I Trip to Cairo i II First Trip to the Front 8 III Cairo 19 IV Malta and Gibraltar 33 V Alexandria 44 VI South Africans 53 VII Before the Battle 59 VIII ElAlamein 64 IX Expelled to India 80 X A Mixed Bag of Indians 83 XI Two Englishmen 100 XII Down the Mayii ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Humor; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Egypt; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North
Downloads: 232
[texts]Still Time To Die - Belden, Jack, 1910-
TABLE OF CONTENTS THE NATURE OF THE BATTLEFIELD i. Falsehood 2. Uncertainty 3. Friction 4. Courage 5. Resolution 6. Exertion 7. Brotherhood and Loneliness 8. Destruction CHINESE BATTLEFIELDS Chapter I. The Death of a City 37 1. The dangerous position of China 37 2. The smell and feel of a city; its transmutation in war 42 3. War should be treated with respect 44 4. Defeat corrodes the soul 51 5. War breeds suspicion 54 6 .War arouses passions 59 7...
Keywords: CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- China; World War, 1939-1945; Malta -- History -- Siege, 1940-1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Shanghai; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Salerno
Downloads: 164
[texts]History Of Allied Force Headquarters Part 2: December 1942 - December 1943 - Allied Force Headquarters
\History Of Allied Force Headquarters part 1 of 3History Of Allied Force Headquarters part 2 of 3
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; Allied Force Headquarters -- Administration; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; Allied Force Headquarters -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; Combined operations (Military science); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy
Downloads: 52
[texts]CMH Pub 6-2-1: Sicily And The Surrender Of Italy - Garland, Albert N.
CMH Pub 6-2-1 Sicily And The Surrender Of Italy by LTC Albert N. Garland and Howard McGaw Smyth, Assisted by Martin Blumenson. First published, 1965. "Operations during the invasion and conquest of Sicily and the military diplomacy that led to Italy's surrender." GPO number: 008-029-00483-6  Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The Mediterranean Theater of Operations; The U.S. Army in World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; US Army; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 410
[movies]Invasion At Gela, Sicily: Mediterranean Amphibious Activities, 03/1943 - 07/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15676. National Archives description "1) HA MS LCM being loaded aboard USS SAMUEL CHASE (APA-26).2) LS Hospital ship; small craft around ship. SV3) HA MS LSM passing ship.4) HA MS USS SAMUEL CHASE (APA-26).5) LA MS Plane spotter aboard ship. SV6) MS Three Coast Guard CPO"s.7) MS Three officers.8) MS Enlisted men on deck listening to briefing by two officers and CPO.9) LA MS Two officers talking.10) CU Face of CPO.11) HA MCU Enlisted men on deck...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; Barrage Balloons; World War, 1939-1945; USS Samuel Chase (APA-26); United States. Coast Guard; USS Samuel Chase; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States
Downloads: 43
[movies]Invasion Of Sicily, 1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #2021 mislabeled as "Invasion Of Europe, 01/21/1954" at National Archives but appears to be film of "Operation Husky" allied invasion of Sicily?National Archives description 1) MLS Twin 40MM anti-aircraft crew, firing gun. 2) MS PA underway at sea (PA-26). 3) MS Bow view of PA-26. 4) MLS Port quarter view of PA-26. 5) HA MS LCVP loaded with troops in combat uniform; stepping off onto gangway...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13); United States. Navy; USS Joseph T. Dickman; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; USS Samuel Chase (APA-26); World War II; USS Samuel Chase; Operation Husky, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Landing Craft -- United States
Downloads: 144 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]1943 Radio News - WA4CZD
News from 1943. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1943 news file dump. Plus some V-Discs. Any typo or error is mine.
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Old Time Radio; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945; World War II; WWII; Stalingrad, Battle Of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943; OTR; News; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; Gillars, Mildred, 1900-1988
Downloads: 8,629
[movies]Red Cross News - North Africa And Sicily
A special edition: a review of Red Cross services to the Armed Forces in North Africa and Sicily and with the Fifth Army in Italy As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Army, 5th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; World War II; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945; Newsreel; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded
Downloads: 398
[texts]CMH Pub 10-8 Medical Service in the Mediterranean and Minor Theaters - Wiltse, Charles M. (Charles Maurice), 1907-1990
CMH Pub 10-8 The Medical Department: Medical Service in the Mediterranean and Minor Theaters by Charles M. Wiltse. "Emphasizing the evolution of organizations and the use of personnel, this volume analyzes methods of evacuating the wounded or sick soldier and the effort to control disease in those areas under the control of the Army. An appendix looks at German medical service in the African and European areas covered by the volume."Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The Technical Services; Military Medicine; Green Book; United States. -- Army -- Medical Department -- History; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army -- Medical Department; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War II; WWII; The U.S. Army in World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Southern
Downloads: 277
[movies]Aerials Of Bombardment And Landing Operations, Kwajalein Islands And Marshall Islands, 02/1944 - 03/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1503. National Archives description "1) Ato G Landing craft circling on the water; several large craft in bay; PAN of Kwajalein and Marshall Islands. 2) AtoG Landing craft circling small islands. 3) AtoG Coastlines of islands; black smoke rising from islands. 4) AtoG Ships lying-to off coast of island; PAN along coastline. 5) AtoG Coastline of the island. 6) AtoG Black smoke rising from Kwajalein Island...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; Kwajalein Atoll, Battle Of, Marshall Islands, 1944; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; USS Enterprise; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; USS Enterprise (CV-6); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; USS Niobrara (AO-72); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Niobrara
Downloads: 22
[movies]Italian Islands First To Fall As Invasion Begins 1943 - United Newsreels
United Newsreel from 1943. Description at the National Archives: "Part 1, allied planes bomb Pantelleria Island.Part 2, Gens. de Gaulle and Giraud inspect French troops in North Africa. Giraud decorates Gen. Eisenhower.Part 3, U.S. farmers sow potatoes. Part 4, Hindus gather for a religious ceremony in India.Part 5, shows work on the "Big Inch" pipe line. Part 6, Greece receives a lend-lease destroyer in Washington, D.C...
Keywords: Newsreel; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; United States. Navy; United States. -- Naval Reserve -- Women's Reserve; Gaulle, Charles De, 1890-1970; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; United States. -- Coast Guard -- Women's Reserve; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; United States. -- Marine Corps Women's Reserve; Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949; Castillo, Ramón S, 1873 – 1944
Downloads: 148
[movies]A Day With The A-36's - United States. Army Air Forces
Silent footage of A-36 Mustang aircraft in Sicily. Combat footage, briefings, ground crews, etc. One clapperboard says "Mustang Invaders Sicily." Probably 1943 and perhaps the 27th or 86th Bombardment Groups."Unofficially named the "Invader," the A-36A Apache dive bomber was the first U.S. Army Air Forces version of the Mustang (the Mustang was officially developed for Britain in 1940). The first A-36 flew in September 1942, and North American completed production of 500 A-36As in March 1943. ...
Keywords: Airplanes, Military; Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; Mustang (Fighter plane); United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 12th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; Air pilots; Fighter planes -- United States; Fighter plane combat
Downloads: 209
[texts]Front Line Surgeons - Graves, Clifford Lewis 1906-
Front Line Surgeons: A History of the Third Auxiliary Surgical Group"Few of the unit histories of World War II evidence the thoughtful and painstaking preparations that have obviously gone into the history of this group. Well documented by maps, it shows an awareness of the part played by this unit in the over-all strategic picture that is rare in histories of this type. It is also an extremely valuable study of the evolution of the purpose and functions of the auxiliary surgical teams and of th...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental Histories -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; Surgery, Military; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front; Military Medicine; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War II; United States. -- Army -- 3d Auxiliary Surgical Group; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States
Downloads: 750
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